"It's something that's extremely awesome and definitely mind-blowing."
Last month, 2K Sports announced that the Cavs' All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving would be gracing the cover of the upcoming NBA 2K18 video game.
But he won't be featured on the cover for NBA 2K's first ever "Canada Edition." That honor is going to the Raptors' All-Star guard, DeMar DeRozan.
"I remember being a kid, creating a player in the video game, and being excited just doing that," DeRozan told theScore's Joseph Casciaro.
"The next thing was being in the college basketball game, and then the next thing, being in the NBA game. Seeing your face, seeing yourself evolve in the game, and looking even more real, to hearing your voice in the game, to now, being on the cover. It's something that's extremely awesome and definitely mind-blowing."
NBA 2K18 will be available on September 15th for those who pre-order, while everyone else can cop on September 19th.
Back in May, it was also announced that Shaquille O'Neal landed the NBA 2K18 "Legend Edition" cover, a special $100+ edition of the beloved basketball video game. Click here for more information about what the 2K18 "Legend Edition" entails.
DeMar DeRozan repping the North with the first-ever NBA 2K Canadian cover pic.twitter.com/3c1lGPGOe7— Steve Noah (@Steve_OS) July 6, 2017